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Girls I Have Met. Arranged by A. F.

Girls I Have Met. Arranged by A. F.

by A. F.

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1914. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Description: Girls I Have Met. Arranged by A. F. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, no date [1914]. Lg 16mo (7 ¼"), brownish cloth hardcover with color illustration on front cover (repeated as frontispiece; unattributed), in original glassine wrapper, boxed with label with title on top of box. No pagination, includes many blank pages for filling in with "Girls I Have Met" - each recto page includes spaces for keeping records for four listings of: Name, Date, Place, Comments" - verso page is blank. The first two pages offer places for filling in "The Twenty-five Most Remarkable Girls: Prettiest, Homeliest, Most Sincere, Greatest Flirt, Most Religious, Wickedest, Most Athletic, etc. (list alone is worth the price of admission!). Book is clean with nothing filled in. Owner name on recto of frontispiece: "Miss Verlie A. Buckley, Proctor… Read More
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Miniatures Françaises Xve Siècle: Heures à L'Usage de Troyes.
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Miniatures Françaises Xve Siècle: Heures à L'Usage de Troyes.

by Éditions Abbaye d'En-Calcat

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Montrouge: Éditions Abbaye d'En-Calcat / Draeger Imp.. Soft cover. Very Good. No date or edition statement. 24mo, folded envelope containing 22 plates (color images of the Heures à L'Usage de Troyes); two additional images are inserted from the XVIthe century. Condition is VERY GOOD+: the envelope has light edgewear at the folds, name and date on rear cover, the plates are like new. Absolutely lovely.
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Fanny Burney. [ Twayne's English Author Series No. 67 ]

Fanny Burney. [ Twayne's English Author Series No. 67 ]

by Michael E. Adelstein

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New York: Twayne Publishers, 1968. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Twayne's English Author Series No. 67. 1st ed. small 8vo, red boards with gilt titles and TEAS logo, 169 pages, notes, index, bibliography. Condition is NEAR FINE book / VERY GOOD jacket: book is like new; jacket has slight edgewear, some spotting to rear panel. A short insightful analysis of Burney, in the days before she became the more proper "Frances." A lovely copy for your Burney collection.
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Cooking through the centuries.

by Ainsworth-Davis, J.R.

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London: J.M. Dent, 1931. First Edition . Hardcover. G+. 1st edition. sm. octavo, green cloth, 242p, b/w illus by Adrian de Fristan, bibliography. Condition is GOOD+/ no jacket: some lt. edgewear to spine head and tail and corners, very sl. cocked, spotting to endpapers, gilt on spine is dulled, owner name on fep. "This book attempts to give an outline of the many changes which have taken place in the character of British food, drink and cookery, for the last five or six thousand years...
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Circus! An Investigation into What Makes the Sawdust Fly.

Circus! An Investigation into What Makes the Sawdust Fly.

by Alan Wykes.

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ISBN 13
9780904041774
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0904041778
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London: Jupiter Books, 1977. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1st edition (no additional printings), lg 8vo, mustard colored boards, 142 pages, b/w illustrations throughout, glossary, bibliography. Condition: NEAR FINE book / NEAR FINE jacket: like new. Wykes gives us a light-hearted history of the circus - the unusual and the little known beginning with the Roman circus, the medieval travelling show, Astley's in 18th century London, and of course Barnum and the Big Top and more - all accompanied by rare illustrations.
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Vintage Postcard Folder: Souvenir de Waterloo. Unused. 10 Cartes-Vues Artistiques
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Vintage Postcard Folder: Souvenir de Waterloo. Unused. 10 Cartes-Vues Artistiques

by Albert, Cartes-Vues Marque Albert

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Bruxelles: Albert, Cartes-Vues Marque Albert, 1900. Soft cover. Very Good. Vintage Postcard Folder: Souvenir de Waterloo. Unused. 10 Cartes-Vues Artistiques avec l'Historie de la Bataille et des Monuments [10 Artistical views with the Story of the Battle and the Monuments]. Alb. Dohmen, Albums et Catalogues en Phototypie. 9 Rue Chambéry, 9 Bruxelles: Albert, Cartes-Vues Marque Albert, Les Plus Jolies [no date, circa 1900]. All 10 black and white postcards are present and unused; views include: La Butte; Le Lion; Monument francais; Ferme "La Belle Alliance"; Ferme "Le Papelotte"; Ferme de Mont St-Jean; Ferme de la Haie-Sainte; Ferme Hougoumont; Vue générale des Monuments; Monument des Belges [The Hill, The Lion, Wounded Eagle, The farm "La Belle Alliance," The farm "La Papelotte," the farm of Mont St-Jean, Farm of the Haie-Sainte, the Hougoumont farm, general view from the hill and monuments, Monument of the Belgians]. Condition is VERY… Read More
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Vintage Postcard Folder: Souvenir de Waterloo, Coloris Aquarelle. Unused. 10 Cartes-Vues Artistiques

Vintage Postcard Folder: Souvenir de Waterloo, Coloris Aquarelle. Unused. 10 Cartes-Vues Artistiques

by Albert, Cartes-Vues Marque Albert

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Bruxelles: Albert, Cartes-Vues Marque Albert,, 1900. Soft cover. Very Good. Vintage Postcard Folder: Souvenir de Waterloo, Coloris Aquarelle. Unused. 10 Cartes-Vues Artistiques avec l'Historie de la Bataille et des Monuments [10 Artistical views with the Story of the Battle and the Monuments]. Alb. Dohmen, Albums et Catalogues en Phototypie. 9 Rue Chambéry, 9 Bruxelles: Albert, Cartes-Vues Marque Albert, Les Plus Jolies [no date, circa 1900]. 6 x 3 5/8 in. All 10 color postcards are present and unused; two tissue guards are also present. Views include: La Butte; Le Lion; Monument francais; Ferme "La Belle Alliance"; Ferme "Le Papelotte"; Ferme de Mont St-Jean; Ferme de la Haie-Sainte; Ferme Hougoumont; Vue générale des Monuments; Monument des Belges [The Hill, The Lion, Wounded Eagle, The farm "La Belle Alliance," The farm "La Papelotte," the farm of Mont St-Jean, Farm of the Haie-Sainte, the Hougoumont farm, general view from the hill… Read More
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Customs and Fashions in Old New England

Customs and Fashions in Old New England

by Alice Morse Earle

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 1st edition [same date], 12mo, gray cloth boards with pictorial paste-on on front cover, paper spine label, 387 pages, dark gray endpapers. Condition: VERY GOOD with very light edgewear, a slightly "dusty" top page edge, ffep is partially detached but hanging in there, owner inscription on first blank page, pages are typically very slightly toned around edges. Offers a very detailed view of the social life and customs in Colonial New England, with chapters on Child Life; Courtship and Marriage Customs; Domestic Service; Home Interiors; Table Plenishings; Supplies of the Larder; Old Colonial Drinks and Drinkers; Travel, Tavern, and Turnpike; Holidays and Festivals; Sports and Diversions; Books and Book-Makers; Artifices and Handsomeness; Raiment and Vesture; Doctors and Patients; and finally, Funeral and Burial Customs.
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The Bird Talisman: An Eastern Tale

The Bird Talisman: An Eastern Tale

by Henry Allen Wedgwood.

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Princeton: D. Van Nostrand,, 1965. Reprint Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Gwen Raverat. Henry Allen Wedgwood. The Bird Talisman: An Eastern Tale. Illustrated by Gwen Raverat. Princeton: D. Van Nostrand, no date. Reprint edition. Originally published in 1939 by Faber and Faber, when Gwen Raverat, great grand-niece of the author, illustrated it with color and black and white drawings. The story had been published privately for the Wedgwood - Darwin families only. This is an undated (circa 1965) reissue of that 1939 publication. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decorated spine, 70 pages, color and b/w illustrations throughout by Gwen Raverat. Condition is VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD+ jacket: book has slight rubbing to spine extremities, fait stain to top page edge, appears unread; jacket has slight edgwear, a few faint stains to rear panel. A lovely book, a charming tale about a little princess and the magic ring which made her able to talk to birds.
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The Green cockade.

by Allen, Merritt Parmelee.

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NY: Longmans, Green, 1942. First Edition . Hardcover. Collectible; G. Henry S. Gillette. 1st edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the half-title page. There is also a note written on the front endpaper: "13 January 1943. It is up to you, whatever you want to make or do with yourselves. This is the United States with a real Bill of Rights. From one Vermont boy to a lot of Vermont boys and girls. Raresou (?) H. Holcomb born 12 March 1887." 8vo, orange cloth with black illustration and lettering, illustrated endpapers, 199 pages, b/w chapter heading illustrations. GOOD / no jacket: some glue residue on endpapers (a former library book? but there are no other markings), spine head is frayed, slightly cocked, corners rubbed, soiling to top page edge and a name written on bottom edge, mostly clean internally with a few scattered smudges.
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Pebbles on the shore.

by Alpha of the Plough. Alfred George Gardiner

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London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1922. Hardcover. VG. Charles E. Brock.. 4th printing of this edition (March 1922), 12mo, orange cloth backed in tan, illustrated endpapers, 272 pages, b/w illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Condition is VERY GOOD / no jacket: minor wear, spine is lightly wrinkled, light browning to endpapers, internally clean and tight. Papers originally published by Dent in the Wayfarer's library, these are the author's columns in "The Star" during WWI, now published with Brock's illustrations.
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Americana Review, Number One: an issue devoted to American Toys, 1850 - 1900.

by Americana Review.

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Scotia, NY: Americana Review, [no date]. Soft cover. VG. The first issue of the journal of Americana..they were not dated, only numbered. 8vo, stapled wraps, [20] pages (not including covers.) Condition is VERY GOOD : lt. discoloring to the blue/green paper covers, sm. chip at fore edge bottom corner, sl. yellowing to page edges. A collection of ads for toys selected from catalogs and magazines from the period. Back cover has an 1880 ad for the Mechanical Locomotive "Vulcan.
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The Scientific American Hand-book [handbook] for 1877

The Scientific American Hand-book [handbook] for 1877

by Scientific American

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NY: Munn & Co., 1877. Soft cover. VG-. 32mo, sewn wraps, 48 pages, engravings, calendar for 1877 on rear cover. VERY GOOD- : front cover is separated from text, slight edgewear, a tear to top corner of front cover from a label, price sticker on title page. The annual handbook outlining patent and copyright instructions, patents for the year, foreign patents, etc.
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The Two homes compared; or, the advantages of cleanliness.
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The Two homes compared; or, the advantages of cleanliness.

by American Sunday-School Union

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Philadelphia, PA: American Sunday-School Union, 1850. Hardcover. G+. 24mo, marbled paper-covered boards backed in black leather / gilt titles on spine, 34 pages, b/w illustrations. Condition is GOOD+ : edgewear to boards, scattered foxing throughout, the signature of pages 5-8 is detaching, but all is present tand the book is otherwise tight, penciled math notation on front endpaper. A moral treatise on the value of a neatly-kept home: "The misery and discomfort which families and individuals have to endure that live in the midst of dirt and untidiness, and the comfort and enjoyment found among those of opposite habits, are well shown in the following account given by one the parties who paid the visits there mentioned."....
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This Lake Alive! An Interdisciplinary Handbook for Teaching and Learning about the Lake Champlain...

This Lake Alive! An Interdisciplinary Handbook for Teaching and Learning about the Lake Champlain Basin.

by Amy B. Demarest

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Shelburne, VT: Shelburne Farms, 1997. 1st Edition . Soft cover. VG+. Bonnie Acker, Holly Brough. 1st edition of 1997, 4to, softbound, 502 pages, cover illustration by Bonnie Acker. Written and edited by Amy B. Demarest, illustrations by Bonnie Acker and Holly Brough, photographs by Lou Borie. Condition is VERY GOOD+ with a small crease to front cover, two large creases to rear cover, last few pages have a tiny crease at fore-edge, internally clean and tight. An indispensable guide to studying the Lake Champlain Basin, its history, geography, geology, ecology, complete with math and language arts exercises, field trips, and more!
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The Swan's Stories
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The Swan's Stories

by Andersen, Hans Christian; Alderson, Brian (translator)

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9781564028945
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Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.: Candlewick Press, 1997. First American edition . Hardcover. F/NF. Riddell, Chris. 1st American edition, 4to, rust boards / black titles, 143p, color and b/w illus. FINE book / NEAR FINE jacket. Lovely book.
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A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present [ 2 Volumes ]
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A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present [ 2 Volumes ]

by Anderson, Bonnie S; Zinsser, Judith P.

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ISBN 13
9780060158507
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0060158506
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NY: Harper & Row, 1988. First Edition . Hardcover. VG+/VG+. 2 volumes [ ISBN for volume 2: 0060158999 ] 1st edition of both volumes [ stated, number line ], 8vo, blue cloth , 591, 572 pages, b/w illustrations, bibliography and notes in each volume. Condition is VERY GOOD+ books / VERY GOOD+ jackets: both volumes are in very nice condition with some light spotting to the top page edge and slight edgewear to the jackets (spine head crease to vol. 2, slight edgewear to vol. 1...).
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Successful baking for flavor and texture:  tested recipes.  6th edition.

Successful baking for flavor and texture: tested recipes. 6th edition.

by Anderson, Martha Lee.

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NY: Church & Dwight Company, 1937. Soft cover. G. 16mo, wraps, 38p, color illus. GOOD with some soiling to covers and a few pages, covers are detached from bottom staple, spine fold is rubbed. A cookbook for use with Arm & Hammer or Cow Brand Baking Soda.
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Good things to eat made with Arm & Hammer or Cow Brand Baking Soda.

Good things to eat made with Arm & Hammer or Cow Brand Baking Soda.

by Anderson, Martha Lee.

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NY: Church & Dwight, 1933. Soft cover. VG+. 103rd edition...all recipes have been tested and approved in the Arm & Hammer and Cow Brand Baking Soda Kitchen. 32 page stapled pamphlet, 5 3/4" tall; color illus on front and rear covers. Condition: VERY GOOD+ with sl. wear.
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Pomfret Towers
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Pomfret Towers

by Angela Thirkell

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1949. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Reprint ed. of 1949, c1938. 12mo, tan cloth, blue titles, map of Barsetshire endpapers, 192 pages. VERY GOOD book / FAIR jacket: book has minor wear to extremities, gentle bumping to corners, faint spine crease; jacket is edgeworn separated at front, spine sunned, price-clipped, now all quite lovely in protective mylar. "When Alice Barton, who had never been to a gathering of quite this kind before, was invited by the terrifying Lord Pomfret to Pomfret Towers, she wished she were dead." and it goes uphill from there!
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